Six states account for 78.56% of 56,211 new COVID-19 instances in India, says well being ministry
The ministry mentioned Maharashtra reported the best variety of each day instances at 31,643, adopted by Punjab with 2,868 instances and Karnataka with 2,792 instances
New Delhi: Six states, together with Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh, have reported a excessive variety of each day COVID-19 instances and account for 78.56 p.c of the 56,211 contemporary instances recorded within the nation in a day, the Union Well being Ministry mentioned on Tuesday.
India’s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 1,20,95,855, whereas 271 extra fatalities have pushed the toll to 1,62,114, in response to the ministry’s date up to date at 8 am.
Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat, proceed to report a excessive surge in each day instances accounting for 78.56 p.c of the brand new infections reported in a span of 24 hours, it mentioned.
The ministry mentioned that Maharashtra reported the best variety of each day instances at 31,643. It’s adopted by Punjab with 2,868 instances and Karnataka with 2,792 instances.
Ten states — Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Haryana and Rajasthan — are displaying an upward trajectory in each day instances, it mentioned.
India’s whole energetic instances reached 5,40,720 with a internet rise of 18,912 instances in a span of 24 hours. “Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka and Chhattisgarh cumulatively account for 79.64 per cent of the entire energetic instances within the nation. Maharashtra leads with greater than 62 p.c of the energetic caseload of the nation,” the ministry mentioned.
On the nationwide inoculation drive towards COVID-19 , it mentioned greater than 6.11 crore (6,11,13,354) vaccine doses have been administered by way of 10,07,091 periods, as per the provisional report until 7 am.
These embody 81,74,916 healthcare employees (HCWs) who’ve taken the primary dose and 51,88,747 HCWs who’ve taken the second dose, and 89,44,742 frontline employees (FLWs) who’ve obtained the primary dose, and 37,11,221 FLWs who’ve taken the second dose, it mentioned.
The ministry mentioned apart from them, 68,72,483 beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years with particular co-morbidities have obtained the primary dose and 405 the second dose.
Within the class of beneficiaries aged greater than 60 years, 2,82,19,257 have gotten the primary dose and 1,583 the second dose, it mentioned.
On 29 March, which was day-73 of the nationwide vaccination drive, a complete of 5,82,919 vaccine doses got. Out of those, 5,51,164 beneficiaries had been vaccinated throughout 14,608 periods for the primary dose and 31,755 beneficiaries obtained the second dose.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,13,93,021 with 37,028 recoveries being registered in a span of 24 hours, the ministry mentioned.
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